You’re going to love the crochet Shine Spring Cowl, because it’s such a great lacy cowl for spring.
But back to the Shine Spring cowl, it’s made with beautiful hand dyed merino yarn that offers lots of warmth, while still being light weight & airy for spring.
Read about my inspiration & yarn I choose or scroll on down for the free pattern. Or simply grab the printable PDF pattern:
The yarn base for this yarn is called Airy & is a chained yarn, that makes anything you crochet with it light while still offering density.
What I’m most excited about is the fact that the yarn used is my own hand dyed yarn & it’s my first pattern using Joy of Motion Yarn.
The colors pictured is “Brevann” & “Dypt Hav”. Both names refers to sea & water, where “Brevann” means glacial water & “Dypt Hav” means deep sea!
THE PERFECT SPRING & SUMMER CROCHET PROJECT
The crochet Shine Spring Cowl is made with spring & summer in mind. It’s not your typical winter cowl.
What’s so great about it is the lace stitch pattern, which makes it perfect for warm weather. Next, it’s perfect when your shoulders are cold, just pull it down a little to cover them.
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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CROCHET THAT?
How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?
Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.
It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.
All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.
CROCHET SHINE SPRING COWL – THE FREE CROCHET PATTERN
ABOUT THE PATTERN:
The crochet Shine Spring cowl crochet pattern are a easy, fun pattern for a spring & summer cowl. It’s made with a lace stitch that makes it perfect for spring and summer.
Make it with beautiful merino Airy hand dyed yarn, for guaranteed lightness & warmth.
Size 7 mm / US: – / UK: 2
Hook I used: Symphonie Rose Crochet Hooks from Knitpro
Yarn amount used:
Color A: 1 skein / 85 g / 212,5 m / 232 yards
Color B: 1 skein / 35 g / 87,5 m / 95,5 yards
- 3 light yarn, DK yarn.
- 100 % Superwash Merino
- Chained ply
OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:
- Needle, find one here (if you don’t already have one)!
Measured with the 6 row stitch combination crocheted in rows:
14 stitches per 10 cm / 4”
6 rows per 7 cm / 2.7”.
- This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
- All measurements given are unblocked.
- Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
- Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
- Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
- Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).
- This pattern is written for 1 size, however size adjustments are suggested under the heading “Size & Measurements”.
- At the end of each row, the stitch count is given in parenthesis.
SIZE & MEASUREMENTS:
Measured laying flat & folded double after seaming/crocheting together.
Width: 29 cm / 11.4 inches
Length (before seamed together): 80 cm / 31.5 inches
- Make the cowl wider or narrower by adding or reducing the number of FSC stitches you make, added/reduced by a multiple of 8.
- Make the cowl circumference bigger or smaller by adding/reducing the number of rows you crochet.
Ch = chain (s) (tutorial)
ch-loop = chain loop, refers to chain or space previously made
FLhdc = front loop half double crochet
Sk = skip
St = stitch (es)
STITCHES YOU WILL NEED:
FOUNDATION SINGLE CROCHET (FSC):
Step 1: Ch 2 st.
Step 2: Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, pull up a loop. Yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook.
Step 3: Insert hook into prev “chain” you made (It should look like you go through a resemblance of a “normal” st, with 2 strands of yarn), pull up a loop, yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook. Repeat step 3 until you’ve made enough stitches.
*2nd ch in step 1 makes 1 st, step 2 makes 1 st & every time step 3 is repeated you make 1 st.
FRONT LOOP HALF DOUBLE CROCHET (FLhdc):
Crocheted with the exact same steps as a normal half double crochet, however you’ll only insert the hook in the front loop of the stitch.
FSC 42 st.
Row 1 (with CA): Ch 3 st (counts as 1st tr), sk 2 st, *tr 1 in the next 2 st, ch 4 st, tr 1 in the next 2 st, sk 4 st*, repeat from *to* until you have 3 st left, sk 2 st, tr 1 in last st, turn (=42 st).
Row 2 (with CA): Ch 5 st (first 3 ch counts as 1st tr), tr 1 in the next 2 st, sk 4 st, tr 1 in the next 2 st, *ch 4 st, tr 1 in the next 2 st, sk 4 st, tr 1 in the next 2 st*, repeat from *to* until you have 1 st left, ch 2 st, tr 1 in last st, turn (=42 st).
Row 3 (with CA): Ch 2 (counts av 1st hdc), hdc 1 in the next 2 st, *hdc 1 in the next 4 st, hdc 4 in ch-loop*, repeat from *to* until you have 3 st left, hdc 1 in the last 3 st, turn (=42 st).
Row 4 (with CB): Ch 1 (counts as 1st sl st), sl st 1 in each st from prev row, turn (=42 st).
Row 5 (with CB): Ch 2 (counts as 1st hdc), FLhdc 1 in each sl st from prev row, turn (=42 st).
Row 6 (with CA): Ch 1 (counts as 1st sl st), sl st 1 in each st from prev row, turn (=42 st).
Repeat row 1-6, 11 more times. Then repeat row 1-3 once.
Fasten off & cut yarn.
With the wrong side facing, sew one short edge to the end of one long edge.
Fasten threads & weave in ends.
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